Definition of


  1. (noun, act) sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
  2. (verb, body) sleep lightly or for a short period of time

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Snooze

Derivations: snooze

Hyponyms: siesta, zizz

Hypernyms: catch a wink, catnap, nap, sleeping

Origin of the word Snooze

  1. 1789, cant word, of unknown origin, perhaps echoic of a snore. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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